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Ashwagandha Sleep Tonic

Ashwagandha Sleep Tonic

Naturopath Lauren Glucina
Ashwagandha Sleep Tonic – a modern take on the classic Ayurvedic recipe. Serves 1.
4.25 from 62 votes
Prep Time 1 min
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 3 mins
Course Drink
Cuisine Herbal
Servings 1
Calories 197 kcal


  • 1 cup + 2 tablespoons water
  • 2 heaped tablespoons raw macadamia nuts
  • 1 Medjool date or a teaspoon of raw Manuka honey
  • ¼ - ½ teaspoon cinnamon powder
  • 2 pinches of nutmeg powder
  • 2 pinches of clove powder
  • Pinch of fine sea salt
  • 1/3 – ½ vanilla bean
  • 1 teaspoon ashwagandha root powder equivalent to 1g


  • Add all ingredients (even the vanilla bean – no need to scrape the seeds out) in a blender and whizz till smooth and creamy. Transfer to a pot and heat gently.
  • To serve, add a sprinkle of cinnamon powder. In my photos, I used cinnamon, freeze dried plums, dried rose petals and cornflowers.


Calories: 197kcalCarbohydrates: 21gProtein: 2gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 2gFiber: 4gSugar: 16gCalcium: 40mgIron: 0.7mg
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